Qualified Remodeler Magazine

JUN 2015

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order to keep within the constraints of the septic system. Te client's base requirements included: a home ofce, a workout room, a mudroom, a freplace on each level, and an open-plan main foor living space with unimpeded views of the water. Te rest, including the exterior, they left mainly up to Davitt and team. "For the exterior they wanted an understated elegance for the house," Davitt says. "Tey wanted it to be 'upper end,' but they did not want it to be crazy, over-the-top with big marble stairways. Tey wanted it comfortable but to have an elegant feel to it." Davitt and in-house architect, John Beverage, took it from there. Te duo designed a Nantucket shingle-style home, a style that is inherently understated but is also quite elegant and dramatic when proportioned correctly. FRONT AND BACK Like most walkout homes, the front elevation stands in stark contrast to the rear elevation. In front, one could be forgiven to think that dormers had simply been added to the existing ranch in order to add a new second foor. Yes, the front elevation is transformed to the shingle style. COMPANY INFORMATION Remodeler: Davitt Design Build Location: West Kingston, R.I. CEO: Matt Davitt Employees: 22 PROJECT INFORMATION Jamestown, R.I. Square footage before: 3,400 Square footage after: 7,000 Project cost: $1.8 million including pool and landscaping Original house and lot: $2.6 million EXTERIOR PRODUCTS Roofing: GAF 120-mph-rated shingles Siding: Maibec Sidings Windows: Andersen A-Series (DP 50) Doors: Andersen A-Series (DP 50) Lumber: I-Joist Locksets and hardware: Baldwin Garage doors: Fagan Door Insulation: Owens Corning Paints/stains: Benjamin Moore INTERIOR PRODUCTS Doors: JELD-WEN Tile: Marble Flooring: Quarter-inch sawn white oak Fireplaces: Heat N Glo Lighting: Juno HVAC: First Co. Home technology: Elan OUTDOOR PRODUCTS Pavers: Blue Stone Railings: Custom stainless steel Lighting: Juno KITCHEN PRODUCTS Cabinets: Custom Countertops: Granite Sinks: Toto Faucets: Newport Brass Range: Wolf Exhaust hood: Best Ovens: Wolf Drawer appliances: Wolf Refrigerators: Sub-Zero Wine cooler: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Asko Appliances USA Washer/dryer: Asko Appliances USA BATH PRODUCTS Cabinets: Wood-Mode Countertops: Marble Tubs: Kohler Toilets: Toto Showers: Newport Brass Shower faucets: Newport Brass Sinks: Toto Sink faucets: Newport Brass 20 June 2015 QR QualifiedRemodeler.com | ForResidentialPros.com PROJECTS: Design Solutions

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